Open position: Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Active Tectonics, Univ. Oxford

The University of Oxford is looking for a PostDoc research assistant under the direction of Professor Richard Walker and Professor Philip England to work on active tectonics in China. The focus is on the Hexi corridor and the Qilian Shan of Gansu. Deadline for application is 15 July 2016.

Tasks include:

  • Detailed mapping of palaeo-earthquake ruptures
  • Construction of slip distributions from individual earthquakes
  • Selection of sites for long-term slip-rate determination using field investigations, high-resolution satellite imagery and digital topography
  • Planning and carrying out fieldwork to verify remote-sensing observations, to collect samples for dating, and to excavate and interpret palaeo-seismic trenches

See the full job description here.

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